August 13th, 2018
Extensive renovations at the McLaughlin Library on the University of Guelph campus transformed the student experience within. The scope included renovations to its entire existing lower and second levels with the goal of improving student spaces, providing additional compact shelving for its prized archival and special collections, enhancing staff work flow and replacing aging infrastructure.
On the second floor we transformed the space, designing a maker space to promote innovative study and collaboration and creating a tailored, cohesive experience for users. An inventive solution to the study carrels was particularly impactful in our approach to this space.
Further, we designed and provided compact shelving, including innovative solutions that helped free up valuable programming areas where the focus shifts to student life and educational environments that foster a range of gathering opportunities.